19 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna International Airport, Drive to Melk
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Melk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ebensee am Traunsee
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ischgl
— 1 night
Drive
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Obergurgl
— 1 night
Fly
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Vienna
— 2 nights
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Melk — 2 nights

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melk: Krems an der Donau (Karikaturmuseum & Katholic Pfarrkirche Hl. Nikolaus) and Benediktinerstift Göttweig (in Gottweig). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, admire the verdant scenery at Wachau Valley, pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, and step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melk online vacation planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Melk is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Melk is minus 7 hours. In April, Melk is slightly colder than Taipei - with highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 4th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and then go for a walk through Old Town. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt road trip site.

Getting from Melk to Hallstatt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ebensee am Traunsee.
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Ebensee am Traunsee — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Salzkammergut Thermal Spa, identify plant and animal life at Langbathseen, then contemplate the waterfront views at Traunsee, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Offensee. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Cumberland Wildpark Grunau, explore the activities along Almsee, then hit the slopes at Feuerkogel, and finally stroll through Grunberg.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ebensee am Traunsee online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Ebensee am Traunsee takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ebensee am Traunsee to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Go for a jaunt from Innsbruck to Neustift im Stubaital to see Stubaier Gletscher about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, stroll through Rosshutte, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip planning website.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ischgl.
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Ischgl — 1 night

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Galtuer, explore the activities along Schwarzwassersee, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl, then hit the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, and finally see the interesting displays at Seilbahnmuseum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ischgl online journey planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Ischgl by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In April in Ischgl, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Obergurgl.
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Obergurgl — 1 night

Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 17th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Obergurgl trip maker.

Getting from Ischgl to Obergurgl by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ischgl in April, with highs in Obergurgl at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna — 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vienna holiday site.

Getting from Obergurgl to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Obergurgl in April, with highs in Vienna at 19°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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